Posts Tagged: Kirkenes

Everybody knows Kanthan, Kanthan knows everybody

Kanthan Poopalasingam came to Kirkenes from Sri Lanka in 1990, when he was 17. He works as a cleaner, porter, health and safety representative at the hospital and sometimes helps out in the nursing home in the weekends. He loves

Everybody knows Kanthan, Kanthan knows everybody

Kanthan Poopalasingam came to Kirkenes from Sri Lanka in 1990, when he was 17. He works as a cleaner, porter, health and safety representative at the hospital and sometimes helps out in the nursing home in the weekends. He loves

Morning coffee at dock 1

One day while hunting for a Russian fisherman, we spotted a ship coming ashore at dusk. We waited for the ship to moor and met Halle Mikkelborg and Egil Nilsen Trasti on their tugboat, North Tug. In the usual Kirkenes way,

Morning coffee at dock 1

One day while hunting for a Russian fisherman, we spotted a ship coming ashore at dusk. We waited for the ship to moor and met Halle Mikkelborg and Egil Nilsen Trasti on their tugboat, North Tug. In the usual Kirkenes way,

Ins and outs of Kirkenes Hospital

As a welcome treat by Ranvei Sneve from the X-ray ward, she took us on a tour around the hidden gems of Kirkenes Hospital. We were like kids in a pink candy store and at the end of the day our

Ins and outs of Kirkenes Hospital

As a welcome treat by Ranvei Sneve from the X-ray ward, she took us on a tour around the hidden gems of Kirkenes Hospital. We were like kids in a pink candy store and at the end of the day our

Very happening Kirkenes

Everybody who is anybody was in Kirkenes this November Friday. We too were in the thick of it, reporting from the Transborder Café, organised by Pikene På Broen (“Girls on the Bridge). Pikene is a group of curators and producers based

Very happening Kirkenes

Everybody who is anybody was in Kirkenes this November Friday. We too were in the thick of it, reporting from the Transborder Café, organised by Pikene På Broen (“Girls on the Bridge). Pikene is a group of curators and producers based

70-year anniversary of the liberation of Øst-Finnmark

The first town in Norway to be liberated from the Nazi German occupation during the Second World War was Kirkenes. For the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Red Army’s liberation, we were in the front row with hundres of locals

70-year anniversary of the liberation of Øst-Finnmark

The first town in Norway to be liberated from the Nazi German occupation during the Second World War was Kirkenes. For the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Red Army’s liberation, we were in the front row with hundres of locals

Hunting for Jouko

In September Karoline bumped into the blasting team at the hospital construction site and met a very friendly detonation worker. She didn’t catch his name, but managed to capture him on film. In late October we showed up again with his image

Hunting for Jouko

In September Karoline bumped into the blasting team at the hospital construction site and met a very friendly detonation worker. She didn’t catch his name, but managed to capture him on film. In late October we showed up again with his image

Good morning Kirkenes!

This is it! The beginning of our two-week exploration and the first of three expeditions to find out who and what makes Kirkenes Kirkenes. Sunny -7C, fantastically clear skies and a winter squeak underfoot, our first day started with harvesting some

Good morning Kirkenes!

This is it! The beginning of our two-week exploration and the first of three expeditions to find out who and what makes Kirkenes Kirkenes. Sunny -7C, fantastically clear skies and a winter squeak underfoot, our first day started with harvesting some